AMD Radeon HD 8280 vs AMD Radeon HD 8250

AMD Radeon HD 8280

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The AMD Radeon HD 8280 is an integrated DirectX 11.1 graphics card typically paired with AMD Kabini-class APUs (for example, E2-3000). It offers 128 shader cores and two Compute Units based on the GCN architecture and is clocked at 450 MHz with no support for Turbo. The graphics card does not have dedicated VRAM and will access the main memory of the system (up to single-channel DDR3L-1600).

The HD 8280 integrates both UVD 4.2 and VCE 2.0 video encoders. It supports up to two external monitors via VGA, DVI, HDMI 1.4a and DisplayPort 1.2.

Depending on the benchmark, the performance of the Radeon HD 8280 is slightly below the Intel HD Graphics (Haswell). This is on par with a dedicated Radeon HD 7370M, but is still too slow for most demanding games as of 2013. However, some older and less demanding games should run fluently if the performance of the CPU is sufficient.

AMD Radeon HD 8250

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The AMD Radeon HD 8250 is an integrated DirectX 11.1 graphics card in the AMD Temash APUs (A6-1450). It has 128 shader cores based on the GCN architecture (two Compute Units) and clocks at 300 to 400 MHz (turbo). The graphics card does not have its own memory, but accesses the main memory of the system (up to single-channel DDR3L-1066).

The 8250 integrates an UVD 4.2 video decoder as well as a VCE 2.0 video encoder. It supports up to two external monitors via VGA, DVI, HDMI 1.4a and DisplayPort 1.2.

Depending on the benchmark, the performance of the Radeon HD 8250 is somewhere between the Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge) and HD Graphics 4000. This is similar to a dedicated Radeon HD 6450M, but usually to slow for modern games. However, some older and less demanding games will run fluently.

AMD Radeon HD 8280AMD Radeon HD 8250
ManufacturerAMDAMD
Radeon HD 8000 Series
Radeon HD 8400 (compare) 128 @ 600 MHz
Radeon HD 8330 (compare) 128 @ 500 MHz
Radeon HD 8280 128 @ 450 MHz
Radeon HD 8240 (compare) 128 @ 400 MHz
Radeon HD 8250 128 @ 300 - 400 (Boost) MHz
Radeon HD 8210 (compare) 128 @ 300 MHz
Radeon HD 8180 (compare) 128 @ 225 MHz
Radeon HD 8400 (compare) 128 @ 600 MHz
Radeon HD 8330 (compare) 128 @ 500 MHz
Radeon HD 8280 128 @ 450 MHz
Radeon HD 8240 (compare) 128 @ 400 MHz
Radeon HD 8250 128 @ 300 - 400 (Boost) MHz
Radeon HD 8210 (compare) 128 @ 300 MHz
Radeon HD 8180 (compare) 128 @ 225 MHz
CodenameTemashTemash
ArchitectureGCNGCN
128 - 128 -
Core450 MHz300 - 400 (Boost) MHz
yesyes
DirectXDirectX 11.1, 5.0DirectX 11.1, 5.0
Technology28 nm28 nm
Introduced23.05.2013 01.06.2013
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD E2-38004 x 1300 MHz, 15 W? MHz450 MHz

3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
2054 Points (4%)
min: 1560     avg: 1636     median: 1636 (3%)     max: 1712 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
2515 Points (1%)
min: 1914     avg: 1965     median: 1965 (1%)     max: 2016 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
303 Points (1%)
min: 228     avg: 234.5     median: 234.5 (1%)     max: 241 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
328 Points (1%)
min: 247     avg: 253.5     median: 253.5 (1%)     max: 260 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
28399 Points (4%)
min: 17550     avg: 19669     median: 19669 (3%)     max: 21788 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
554 points (2%)
min: 466     avg: 468     median: 468 (1%)     max: 470 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
496 points (1%)
min: 422     avg: 422.5     median: 422.5 (1%)     max: 423 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 8250
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 8250
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 8250
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - DX 11, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
3.7 fps (1%)
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - OpenGL, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
2.9 fps (2%)
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + AMD Radeon HD 8280
Shading 32Bit + AMD Radeon HD 8250
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon HD 8280
OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon HD 8250
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon HD 8280
Ref. Match 64Bit + AMD Radeon HD 8280
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
26 Samples/s (0%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
54 Samples/s (1%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
295 Points (1%)
275 Points (1%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 8280 → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 8250 → 95%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Titanfall

Titanfall

2014
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
21  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
10.2  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
7.8  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
15.8  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
7.8  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
11.9  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
15.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
11.7  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
21  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
13  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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F1 2013

F1 2013

2013
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
27  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
20  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
19  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Fifa 14

Fifa 14

2013
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
51.2  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
37.2  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
19.2  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
14.3  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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low 1280x720
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
12.3  fps
69%
Radeon HD 8250:
8.5  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
10.2  fps
70%
Radeon HD 8250:
7.1  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
4.4  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
14.4  fps
86%
Radeon HD 8250:
12.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
9  fps
83%
Radeon HD 8250:
7.4  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
3.3  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
17.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
11.5  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
22.1  fps
76%
Radeon HD 8250:
16.7  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
15  fps
77%
Radeon HD 8250:
11.6  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
7.3  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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GRID 2

GRID 2

2013
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
28.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
19.9  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
13.6  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
3.6  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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low 1280x720
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
23.7  fps
80%
Radeon HD 8250:
19 19 ~ 19 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
11.7  fps
77%
Radeon HD 8250:
9.4 9.4 ~ 9 fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
7.6 7.8 ~ 8 fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Radeon HD 8250:
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low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
50.3  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
22.1  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
12.3  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
25.1  fps
80%
Radeon HD 8250:
20 20.7 ~ 20 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
12.4  fps
81%
Radeon HD 8250:
10.3 10.4 ~ 10 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
8.7  fps
80%
Radeon HD 8250:
7.1 7.2 ~ 7 fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Radeon HD 8250:
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Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
12.6  fps
73%
Radeon HD 8250:
9.2  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
5.6  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
3.7  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
»
Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
47.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
17.6  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
14.1  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
9  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
7.4  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
4.8  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
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low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
20.2  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
14.1  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
6.9  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
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low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
16.2  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
13.1  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
11.6  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
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low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
17.4  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
14.3  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
11.9  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
16  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
12.8  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
5.8  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
15.9  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
12.6  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
11.5  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
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low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
31.1  fps
84%
Radeon HD 8250:
26.1  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
19.8  fps
83%
Radeon HD 8250:
16.4  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
16  fps
86%
Radeon HD 8250:
13.8  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Radeon HD 8250:
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Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
28.7  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
12.2  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
7.8  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1280x720
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
18.1  fps
80%
Radeon HD 8250:
14.4  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
12.9  fps
71%
Radeon HD 8250:
9.2  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
5.9  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
»
Radeon HD 8250:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 8250:
10.3  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
7.8  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 8250:
6  fps
Radeon HD 8250:
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World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft

2005
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
67.3  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 8280:
37.8  fps
Radeon HD 8280:
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Average Gaming AMD Radeon HD 8280 → 100%

Average Gaming AMD Radeon HD 8250 → 79%

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